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Moon Light World Map

The map below shows where the Moon is visible from the Earth, depending on weather conditions and moon phases.
The white dot Moon symbol symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun Sun symbol symbolizes the position of the sun.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Tuesday, October 9, 2012 at 10:10:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 39%

Previous phaseThird QuarterMonday, October 8, 2012 at 7:35 AM
Next phaseNew MoonMonday, October 15, 2012 at 12:04 PM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, October 9, 2012 at 10:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 50' North, Longitude: 50° 42' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.98 meters/second, 1555.1 km/hour, 966.3 miles/hour or 839.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"16.10 miwest0° 00' 07.5"0.14 misouth16.11 mi
1 hour14° 31' 01.8"966.08 miwest0° 07' 35.1"8.69 misouth966.42 mi
24 hours11° 34' 27.5"770.30 mieast3° 24' 07.7"233.90 misouth810.76 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BridgetownTue 6:10 AM1008 km627 miles544 nmWest-southwest WSW
Fort-de-FranceTue 6:10 AM1123 km698 miles606 nmWest W
CastriesTue 6:10 AM1125 km699 miles607 nmWest W
RoseauTue 6:10 AM1148 km713 miles620 nmWest W
KingstownTue 6:10 AM1173 km729 miles633 nmWest-southwest WSW
Basse-Terre (Guadeloupe)Tue 6:10 AM1182 km734 miles638 nmWest W
Saint John's (Antigua)Tue 6:10 AM1199 km745 miles648 nmWest W
ParamariboTue 7:10 AM1211 km753 miles654 nmSouth-southwest SSW
CayenneTue 7:10 AM1219 km758 miles658 nmSouth S
Saint George'sTue 6:10 AM1266 km787 miles684 nmWest-southwest WSW

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